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saturday's mass shooting in kalamazoo battles for her life while questions are raised how much uber knew about the driver accused in the killing spree. and the cost of free is going up. two major retailers are raising the bar for customers to score complimentary services. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. while republicans caucus today in nevada, donald trump hopes to build on his recent victory in the south carolina primary. a recent pole ipdl indicates trump is leading. this morning marco rubio and trump are piling on ted cruz. don champion is here in new york with more on that. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. in recent days donald trump has taken some of his hashest jabs yet at ted cruz.
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win in south carolina over the weekend, trump seemed confident nevada would swing his way but his two biggest challengers are still hoping for an upset. after winning primaries in south carolina and new hampshire, donald trump is eyeing a big win in nevada tonight. >> you've got to vote tomorrow, you've got to vote, vote, vote. >> reporter: on the eve of the state's gop caucuses, the front-runner did not hold back slamming a protestor. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. >> reporter: and bashing rival ted cruz for what he called dishonest campaign ads. >> this guy is sick. there's something wrong with this guy. >> god bless the great state of nevada. >> reporter: after finishing in third place behind marco rubio in south carolina, cruz is going into today's contest without his communications director. rick tyler was asked to resign monday for sharing a false news
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suggested rubio dismissed the bible. >> i had made clear in this campaign that we will conduct this campaign with the very highest standards of integrity. that has been how we've conducted it from day one. >> reporter: speaking on the flight to vegas, rubio called tyler the fall guy for cruz's deceptive campaign. >> you feel bad for a guy. he's basically a guy who was was expected in that campaign. >> reporter: b away. >> reporter: and political analysts say trump's grounrent from cruz and rubio's. he opened two offices last year compared to rubio's campaign which has been calling voters and going door to door. >> don champion in new york. thank you, don. the next democratic primary is this saturday in south carolina.
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actor danny glover. sanders scoffed at the notion that his ideas to solve the country's problems are overly ambitious. >> virtually every idea that we are bringing forth not only is the right idea, it's what our country needs. it is what the american people want. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton has a toteal of 51 delegates. sanders has 51. if you include endorsements by super delegates, party officials who can vote for anyone, clinton has 502 and sanders has 70. one week from today is super tuesday when 13 states hold either primaries or caucuses. the greatest number of delegates are on the line in a single day of voting, but not enough to hand any candidate, republican or democrat, the nomination. but doing well on super tuesday can go a long way towards securing the nomination.
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we will discuss the upcoming primaries and caucuses with face the nation moderator john dickerson and cbs political contributor frank luntz. the supreme court returned to work for the first time since the death of justice antonin scalia. the chair was draped in black cloth. meanwhile, the fight over replacing scalia heated up with the surfacing of video when george h.w. bush was president and joe biden argued against a presidential appointment during a campaign. >> once the political season is underway, and it is, action on a supreme court nomination must be put off until after the election campaign is over. >> that's the same thing republicans are doing right now. biden says his 1992 comments are being misinterpreted. investigators in kalamazoo,
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accused of killing six people said they were chosen at random. this morning as questions are raised over whether uber should have allowed dalton behind the wheel, the youngest victim is giving her family hope that she will survive. >> my daughter is not dead. she is alive and she is fighting for her life. >> abigail was shot in the head during saturday's rampage. her injuries were so severe her heart stopped beating and her parents took steps towards donating her organs, but then the strong willed 14-year-old showed signs of life. >> she's actually squeezing hands more and she's actually trying to squeeze on the other side, too, which is both arms, which is great, and she's wiggling her toes. >> she was with a family friend she considered a grandmother at the cracker barrel restaurant when the gunfire erupted. 68-year-old barbara hawthorne
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>> richard smith, tyler smith. >> kalamazoo's mayor read the names at a vigil last night. they range in age from 17 to 74 and included a father and son. >> you understand the charges being made against you? >> yes. >> reporter: on monday morning a judge read a list of 16 charges against jason dalton including six counts of murder. kalamazoo police and prosecutors say dalton admitted to the shootings. the violence began just after 6:00 p.m. saturday when dalton allegedly shot tianna caruthers at a playground. >> i couldn't help her. i knew i would be shot too. i wanted to help her but i couldn't. >> reporter: less than two hours earlier he had given a ride to matt melon. >> we were driving through medians, speeding along. finally once he came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: melon called police after his ride. uber said it received a
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on saturday night but the ride hailing service is defending its screening process for drivers saying dalton cleared an approval process last month and that no background check would have anticipated the situation. >> they say dalton picked up passengers after the shooting spree began. uber is cooperating. microsoft founder bill gates is weighing in on apple's standoff with the fbi. apple is appealing a court order to help the fbi hack into a locked iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. 14 people died in the attack. gates told "the financial times" apple should cooperate. >> it's a good debate to be having. you know, i'm hopeful that government safeguards and it varies from country to country will be enough that people will
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>> a just-released poll found 51% of americans agree with gates. 38% do not think apple should unlock the phone and 11% aren't sure. this morning the national weather service is warning the south is at risk for strong storms, including hail, damaging winds, and possible tornadoes. more than 7 million people in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, florida, and georgia are most at risk. the threats last until thiss evening. it began raining in charlotte just last night. the death toll from that powerful cyclone that hit the pacific island nation of fiji has risen to at least 29. rescuers report that buildings were flattened by winds that reached 200 miles per hour. some remote islands have yet to be contacted. a connecticut judge is considering whether to dismiss a suit brought by families of the sandy hook elementary school shooting against the maker of the rifle used in the attack.
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an ar-15, is too dangerous to sell to the public. the rifle maker, bush masters firearms says that they are protected by a 2005 law shielding gun makers from most lawsuits. coming up on "the morning news" now, a winged mystery. more than a dozen bald eagles are found dead in maryland. later, we'll meet the 106-year-old woman whose joyful white house visit went viral. this is the "cbs morning news." and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. this is humira giving me new perspective. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works for many adults. it targets and helps to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers,
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the st. louis post dispatch is reporting senator claire mccaskill's breast cancer diagnosis. she'll be absent from congress for the next three weeks to undergo treatment. the 62-year-old mccaskill posted a note online saying she expects a full recovery. the seattle times is reporting on the deadly shooting of a blackman by city officers. video of the incident was released yesterday. >> down! >> get on the ground. hands up right now. hands up. hands up. >> police say the man ignored orders and was reaching for a gun. the suspect's family say they didn't hear officers shout commands. the honolulu star advertiser is reporting the death of a teenager after a helicopter accident, and he and three family members were hurt last week when the tour chopper crashed into pearl harbor. the pilot and two of the passengers are hospitalized. the boston herald reports on testimony by bill cosby's wife in a lawsuit against him.
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under oath yesterday in springfield, massachusetts. the deposition will resume next month. seven women who say her husband sexually assaulted them are suing for defamation. the washington post is reporting the deaths of 13 bald eagles. a hiker found their bodies along maryland's eastern shore. wildlife experts think that they might have been killed by insecticide or rat poison. and scientific american reports the rapid rise of the world's oceans. a new report says sea levels rose more sharply in the last century than in the preceding 2800 years. the researchers say global warming is melting glashers making flooding worse. coming up, a shift in starbucks. coffee lovers may be steamed at a change in the rewards program. details in "moneywatch." don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that i won't stop.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," changes in starbucks reward program, and weight watchers throws its weight behind a study. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. a jump in oil prices sent stocks on wall street higher.
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gained 27 and the nasdaq finished 66 points higher. last week weight watchers stocks jumped 66%. that study conducted by researchers at indiana university found that adults with pre-diabetes who followed weight watchers lost significant more weight than others on another program. it turns out the study was made by weight watchers. last year americans drove a record 3.1 trillion miles. that's the equivalent of about 337 round trips from earth to pluto. the previous record was 3 trillion miles according to the federal highway administration. that was before the great recession led to a decline in the road trips. it's going to cost amazon customers more to get free shipping. they'll have to spend $49, not $35.
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prime loyalty program will still get free two day shipping on all orders. starbucks is changing the terms of its rewards program. currently starbucks customers earn a star for each transaction no matter what the bill is. earn 12 stars and get a reward. beginning in april the loyalty will reward stars based on dollars spent and you'll have to earn $125 to get that free item. the less you spend, the harder it's going to be to cash in. anne-marie. >> those reward programs always confuse me. i always forget to bring whatever card i'm supposed to bring. now it sounds like you made it more complicated. confuse a few more people. >> that is my issue also. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks, jill. still ahead, she's got all the right moves. we talked with a white house visitor about her energetic performance while meeting
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lady. after trying brookside crunchy clusters, @carlybeyar tweeted: at this point, i should just be a brookside chocolate ambassador. well, i am sorry, carly... it's something you earn. brookside. talk about delicious. when the engines failed on the plane i was flying, i knew what to d d to save my passengers. but when my father sank into depression,
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when he ultimately shot himself, he left our family devastated. don't let this happen to you. if you or a loved one is suicidal, call the national suicide prevention lifeline. no matter how hopeless or helpless you feel,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the golden state warriors are the fastest team to 50 wins in nba history. the defending champions beat atlanta 102-92 improving their record to 50-5. they're now on a better pace than the 1996 chicago bulls who won the league record 72 games. it's the opposite story for the once wanted university of tennessee basketball team. for the first time since 1985 five. they had more than 100 ranked number ones.
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forgiven for launching into dance at 106. chip read has her story. >> how are you? >> fine. >> it's nice to see you. >> do you want to say hi to michelle? >> yes. >> slow down now. don't go too quick. >> she's 106. >> no, you are not. >> reporter: oh, yes, she is 106, and in this video released by the white house, virginia mclaurin was so excited to meet the president and the first lady, she started dancing. >> what's the secret? >> still dancing at 106. >> reporter: she still volunteers 40 hours a week at a nearby school as a foster grand parent. when you first saw him you shouted. >> i shouted. >> for joy? >> for joy. i felt good all in my soul. it was the greatest time of my life. >> reporter: and what a life it's been watching as the world changed around her. did you ever think there would be a black president?
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>> reporter: you did not? >> i did not think it would ever be a black president. >> reporter: what was the best part of meeting the president and the first lady? >> that i felt like i made it. i made it to the white house and i fell that i could die happy. >> reporter: and with this dance she made millions of others happy, too. chip reid, cbs news, washington.ritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol .
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this is how you say it's going to be okay to someone who just lost everything. that, yes, we'll find you somewhere to stay and yes, your children will have breakfast. every 8 minutes the red cross responds to a disaster and makes this promise. help us keep it. well, it was a case at the national portrait gallery. kevin spacey as frank underwood from "house of cards." pacey says he's delighted even though he may not be recognized. >> when i have a hat on i look like a banker. this morning in starbucks i did
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they did recognize me in starbucks this morning. >> the portrait was painted by british artist jonathan yo and will be on display starting tomorrow. celene dion makes her return to the stage tonight after the death of her husband. her first show back at caesar's palace back in las vegas will begin with a tribute to her late husband which will be streamed live. he died last month after a long battle with cancer at the age of 73. it's more than just double vision for one utah family. twin sisters each giving birth to a set of twins for the second time. lisa niko of our salt lake city station kf uat has their story. >> we didn't think we would ever create the family we've created. >> 36-year-old kerry bunker and kelly wall are best friends. >> we teach at the same school. our husbands are best friends. she and her husband actually met at our wedding. >> they're also identical twins.
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high for two years in a row, my twin sister and i did. we got away with it for the most part. >> reporter: when they say they do everything together, they mean it. >> we had our first set of twins, she had the first set of twins. >> reporter: with help of in vitro fertilization she gave birth to her first set of twins in 2010. 11 months later kelly welcomed her twins into the world. >> growing up we've been super close. the more we can do together, the more exciting it's been. >> reporter: last june kelly found out she was pregnant with her second set of twins through ivf. six days later they said they were twins. >> i got this hair brand idea what if i was pregnant. so kerry found her own pregnancy test and she took it. >> i don't even know what made me think i could be. nothing. there was nothing. it was just why not. why not try it. and i found out i was pregnant the day she found out she was having twins.
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odds of kerry getting pregnant were so low she was practically baron. >> it was so low. you are basically on donor egg status. >> reporter: little did they know not only was kerry pregnant but with twins. >> we are stunned. we're going to have five kids four and under, can we handle this? >> reporter: kerry and kelly said all nine kids will grow up together and close. >> we'll talk to each other 50 times a day. >> reporter: just like their moms. >> luckily our husbands can handle it. coming up on your local news on cbs this morning, more on the battle between apple and the fbi. we'll speak with ted olson, former solicitor general of the united states. that's cbs this morning.
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>> christine: next on wbtv news this morning you can hear some of the rain falling outside your window right now, a soggy, sloppy start to tuesday how much rain you can expect to see. this broadcast sponsored by subaru concord. wbtv news starts right now. >> christine: good morning, i'm christine sperow.
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this morning, heavy overnight. you can see much of the area covered by rain, on the edges a little bit of a break down toward lancaster and chesterfield county, most of the area getting light to moderate rain. heaviest of the rain is here for the morning hours and gradually pulling on out. continues to rain in charlotte, big soaker overnight, little bit of fog as well, you'll run in also a lot chiliier, 38 in boone, 44 morganton, hickory, statesville, salisbury, 46 in albermarle. 48 charlotte and gastonia and 50 for chester and lancaster. today, lots of clouds, heaviest, steadiest of the rain for this morning. by lunch time it pulls away to the north and east. scattered showers this afternoon, temperature getting back to 50. cooler than yesterday. today, last night was the first round of rain. the next one is loading up across texas, the time on that and let you know what it looks


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